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Saint Anthony's Lighthouse and Keepers Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Gerrans, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1412 / 50°8'28"N

Longitude: -5.0158 / 5°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 184604

OS Northings: 31149

OS Grid: SW846311

Mapcode National: GBR ZH.HCMX

Mapcode Global: FRA 08CN.5QG

Entry Name: Saint Anthony's Lighthouse and Keepers Cottage

Listing Date: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62983

Location: Gerrans, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gerrans

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gerrans

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/18 Saint Anthony's Lighthouse and
- Keepers Cottage


Lighthouse and Keepers cottage. 1834-35. Painted granite ashlar walls with paired
chimneys to landward north-east side. Octagonal on plan with covered passage to 2
room keepers cottage to rear. 4 floors plus lantern. Built on bedrock with banded,
rusticated ashlar to base and to flanking observations areas with original bollards
and iron rails. Lighthouse tower slightly tapered. Windows to 4 sides with
alternate 16-pane sashes, and blind windows. Moulded spray deflecting cornice with
original simple parapet balustrade, 12-light lantern surmounted by weather vane.
Keepers cottage is single storey with hipped slate roof and 2 sashes.
Interiors not inspected. Fog warning bell, Cornwall's heaviest,was removed in 1854.

Listing NGR: SW8460431149

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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